For this coin there are eight die varieties consisting of eight obverse dies paire with a single reverse die.  Each has the H mint mark in a different location.  Also note the alignment and the various repunched letters of BRITANNIAR for each type.


1877 Half Penny
Obverse
Reverse




Obverse Dies:  The Mint Mark


H Close to D

Low Centered H

Centered H

High Centered H

Very High H close to D
Missing Ray in Star

H close to D

Low H close to D


Obverse Dies:  BRITANNIAR


N in BRITANNIAR repunched

A and I in BRITANNIAR repunched

BR in BRITANNIAR repunched

No letters repunched
in BRITANNIAR

No letters repunched
in BRITANNIAR

No letters repunched
in BRITANNIAR

No letters repunched
in BRITANNIAR
Obverse Dies:  The Mint Mark


Funny Star
H Close to D

    Low Centered H    


Centered H


Obverse Dies:  The Mint Mark

High Centered H

Missing Ray
Very High H close to D

H close to D


Obverse Dies:  The Mint Mark

  Low H close to D  


Obverse Dies:  BRITANNIAR


N in BRITANNIAR repunched

A and I in BRITANNIAR repunched

BR in BRITANNIAR repunched


Obverse Dies:  BRITANNIAR

No letters repunched
in BRITANNIAR

No letters repunched
in BRITANNIAR

No letters repunched
in BRITANNIAR

No letters repunched
in BRITANNIAR


Reverse Dies:  The Date

The date
Reverse Dies:
The Date

Typical Date